Brevity is the width of soul.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

The Gun

"Your four ideas are really beautiful," said the attorney to the inventor. "You should protect them." The attorney then put something on the table. It didn't look like a gun, but like the idea of a gun.

"What's that?" asked the inventor.

The attorney picked the thing and fired it at the inventor. The inventor blinked once, twice, feeling suddenly that he had lost something, but unable to grasp what.

"You have three beautiful ideas," said the attorney. "You really should think about protecting them."